Drugs of Abuse/Toxicology
News on diagnostic systems for drugs of abuse and toxicology.
Co-Owner of Defunct Clinical Lab Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Kickback Scheme
Richard Reid, co-owner of Northwest Physicians Laboratory, was convicted of referring government testing to other labs in exchange for kickbacks.
CEO of Defunct Lab Sentenced to Two Years in Jail, Pay $7.6M Restitution for Kickback Scheme
Jae Lee, former CEO of Northwest Physicians Laboratory, was convicted of referring government testing business to other labs in exchange for kickbacks.
Drug Screen Lab Owner Gets Four Months House Arrest in Fraud Case
Reddy Kothuru, the former majority owner of Laboratory Services of America, was also ordered to pay $510,000 in forfeiture, restitution, and fines.
Released in February, the guidelines indicate that testing may not be appropriate in all patients and also raise concerns about the cost of some testing.
Baton Rouge Lab Owner, Nurse Charged in Kickback Scheme
The lab allegedly billed Medicare and Tricare about $567,000 for lab tests as part of a scheme uncovered by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force.